DRACHEN - Key Persons
Debbie Brettell BSc is Co-Director, and brings a wealth of experience gained across financial and professional services, and in retail, marketing and PR. Debbie was previously Director and Trustee of a national registered charity, appointed as Treasurer and worked closely with Audit partners, and developed governance and risk policies as well as resolving various HMRC / Gift Aid issues. In her roles she has overseen several office re-organisations designed to increase efficiency, improve customer service and reduce operating costs. As a result of her interest in the interaction of people and processes, she is now an approved CPD (Continuing Professional Development) provider, and provides holistic development and support to groups and individuals alike.
- Dir CAifs MBA DipFS ACIB Dip FIoD Is a Director of Drachen Ltd. Independent Chartered Director
Owner Jeremy Brettell has 30 years experience, engaged as Chair / CEO / MD / COO on a number of Boards and business units, across a range of UK and European Financial Services and Fund Management businesses. In addition he has held a number of Non Executive and Advisory Board roles, and positions on audit, remuneration and risk committees.
Jeremy is personally available to act as a Non Executive / Independent Director or Business Advisor.
Jeremy's career spans 35 years, with broad experience at Board Chair, NED, CEO, Board Advisory and business-unit level roles across a range of UK / European Financial Services and Commercial / Public businesses.
Jeremy holds a number of complementary qualifications and memberships:
Chartered Director (Institute of Directors)
MBA (Financial Services)
Dip FS (Honours level Financial Studies Diploma)
CAifs (Chartered Associate - Institute of Financial Services)
ACIB (Degree level Banking qualifications)
IOD Certificate in Company Direction (with Distinction)
IOD Diploma in Company Direction (with Distinction)
FPC (Financial Planning Certificate - Ch Insurance Institute)
FIoD (Fellow of the Institute of Directors)
Jeremy has a portfolio of Non Executive roles - including Chair of 3 Financial Services businesses, and Non Executive Director roles with a UK Bank and a major Wealth Management business.
Commercially and Strategically focused independent Chartered Director with 35 years experience including board level within Private and Public organisations. Jeremy has an ability to identify opportunities to drive performance improvement, define corporate direction and transform organisations using strong strategic planning, financial control and team leadership skills. Analytical in approach, delivering sustained growth by identifying key critical success factors and associated risk, with the aim to develop existing and new markets and achieve overall business objectives.